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Seek the Thrill of Adventure at East India’s National Parks and Wildlife Sanctuaries

East India has its own charm. This region in India has been a coveted tourist destination since the British era. From West Bengal’s age-old buildings to hills in North Bengal, from a variety of street food to Assam’s tea gardens, from Meghalaya’s root bridge to Arunachal Pradesh’s verdant green paddy fields, East India is filled with a sense of adventure. Apart from all of these, another thing that catches the interest of tourists in this part of the country is the number of national parks and wildlife sanctuaries. To know more about the wildlife in the region, let us discuss some of the famous wildlife sanctuaries in East India.

10 Best Wildlife Sanctuaries in East India

  1. Kaziranga National Park – Assam
  2. Daying Ering Wildlife Sanctuary – Arunachal Pradesh
  3. Dibru Saikhowa National Park – Assam
  4. Sundarbans – West Bengal
  5. Jaldapara Wildlife Sanctuary – West Bengal
  6. Chapramari Wildlife Sanctuary – West Bengal
  7. Balpakram National Park – Meghalaya
  8. Orang National Park – Assam
  9. Manas National Park – Assam
  10. Nameri National Park – Assam

1. Kaziranga National Park


Kaziranga National Park in Assam is one of the top National Parks in East India, which is especially famous for housing one-horned Rhinoceros. Rich in flora and fauna, Kaziranga National Park is the best place for wildlife enthusiasts as they can find animals like wild water buffalo, Asiatic elephants, leopards, Royal Bengal Tigers, and varied species of migratory birds. You can opt for safaris during the tourist season.

Best time to travel: October to June

2. Daying Ering Wildlife Sanctuary- Arunachal Pradesh

Daying Ering Wildlife Sanctuary

Named after Dr. D. Ering, Daying Ering Wildlife Sanctuary is located in Arunachal Pradesh and home to several migratory birds. It has large water bodies; thus, migratory birds from Mongolia and Siberia are often seen here.

Best time to travel: October to May

3. Dibru Saikhowa National Park – Assam

Dibru Saikhowa National Park

Dibru Saikhowa National Park, situated in Assam, is a river Island national park where you can find many endangered species of flora and fauna. The national park is divided into seven parts, of which only one is a wetland, and the rest six parts are covered in grasslands as well as dense forests. Some of the animals and birds that can be seen here include royal Bengal tiger, hoolock gibbons and leopards, white-winged Wood Duck, lesser adjutant stork, spotted-billed Pelican, jerdon’s babbler, white-bellied Heron, black-breasted parrotbill, pallas’s fish eagle, swamp partridge, Bengal florican, and striated grassbird, etc.

Best time to travel: November to April

4. Sundarbans – West Bengal

Spot the Bengal Tiger i

Sundarbans is one of the most prominent tourist attractions in West Bengal. Here you can find the largest mangrove forests in the world. One of the biggest attractions of Sundarbans is the largest number of royal Bengal tigers. Apart from the royal Bengal tigers, you will also be able to find salt-water crocodiles, wide varieties of reptiles and birds here.

Best time to travel: September to March

5. Jaldapara Wildlife Sanctuary – West Bengal

Jaldapara Wildlife Sanctuary

As you plan your road trips to the wildlife sanctuaries in East India, do not miss out on Jaldapara Wildlife Sanctuary. Located in the northern part of West Bengal, it is one of the places where you can find several animals such as Bengal tigers, elephants, barking deers, spotted deers, hog deer, sambar deers, bison, wild pig, etc. To take a tour of the wildlife sanctuary, you can opt for elephant ride and safaris.

Best time to travel: September to May

6. Chapramari Wildlife Sanctuary – West Bengal

Chapramari Wildlife Sanctuary

Located near Lataguri, Chapramari Wildlife Sanctuary is one of the most beautiful sanctuaries in West Bengal with the Himalayan peaks at its backdrop. Animals like elephants, leopards, and gaurs can easily be found here. You can stay overnight at the rest house on the premises of the wildlife sanctuary.

Best time to travel: October to May

7. Balpakram National Park – Meghalaya

Balpakram National Park

Perched at a height of 3000 feet above the sea level, Balpakram National Park is situated in the southern Garo hills in the state of Meghalaya. There are several species of flora and fauna in this national park which include the Indian bison, lesser panda, and the stag like serow. This is also considered as one of the most beautiful national parks in Northeast India.

Best time to travel: All round the year

8. Orang National Park – Assam

Orang National Park

Rajiv Gandhi Orang National Park, commonly called Orang National Park is famous for housing one-horned Rhinos, Bengal tigers, porcupines, civets, water buffaloes, leopards, etc. You will also be able to find myriad birds here such as white pelicans, kingfishers, woodpeckers, fishing eagles, mallards, to name a few. It is also a breeding ground for several types of fish.

Best time to travel: November to April

9. Manas National Park – Assam

Manas National Park

Apart from being a national park, Manas National Park is a Biosphere Reserve, a Project Tiger Reserve, UNESCO Natural World Heritage site, and an Elephant Reserve, located in the state of Assam. Here you can find red panda and golden langur. Apart from the animals that it houses, the national park is famous for its beautiful landscape. You can take elephant safari here and spot tigers and rhinos.

Best time to travel: October to April

10. Nameri National Park – Assam

Nameri National Park

Nameri National Park is usually popular for having elephants. However, you can also find tigers, leopards, wild pigs, gaurs, sambars, to name a few, here. You can also avail facilities like rafting and swimming here. Fishing can be availed after taking permission from the forest department. The famous fish, golden masheer fish, which is around 3-9 feet long, can be found here.

Best time to travel: November to April

In many of these national parks and wildlife sanctuaries, there are many things to do apart from spotting animals in their natural habitat. You can take a safari, try rafting, and admire the beauty of the landscape. To make the journey to the national parks easier, you can choose self-drive car rental in by Revv. It will save your time, energy, money, and make your trip convenient.

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